Ross Whiteley
Personal information
Full nameRoss Andrew Whiteley
Born (1988-09-13) 13 September 1988 (age 33)
Sheffield, Yorkshire England
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingLeft-arm medium
RoleBatsman
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2008–2013Derbyshire
2013–2021Worcestershire (squad no. 44)
2017/18Sylhet Sixers
2017/18Multan Sultans
2021Southern Brave
2022Hampshire
FC debut24 September 2008 Derbyshire v Leicestershire
LA debut8 September 2008 Derbyshire v Glamorgan
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 89 81 154
Runs scored 3,577 1,660 2,597
Batting average 27.09 27.66 25.46
100s/50s 3/19 1/10 0/5
Top score 130* 131 91*
Balls bowled 3,013 507 102
Wickets 41 14 4
Bowling average 51.14 40.21 45.25
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/6 4/58 1/10
Catches/stumpings 60/– 23/– 60/–
Source: CricketArchive, 24 September 2021

Ross Andrew Whiteley (born 13 September 1988) is an English cricketer who currently plays for Hampshire.

Whiteley was born in Sheffield. He played with the Derbyshire Second XI from the 2006 season, in the Second XI Championship and Trophy. In the 2008 season Whiteley made his List A debut in September in a Pro40 game against Glamorgan followed shortly by his First-class debut against Leicestershire in the County Championship. He also played three Pro40 matches in the 2009 season. He is a left-handed batsman.

In the 2012 season Whiteley hit the winning runs that promoted Derbyshire as Division 2 winners into Division 1.

On 25 July 2013, Whiteley signed for the remaining 2013 season and a further 3 years with Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Making his debut on 26 July 2013.

Whiteley's brother Adam, two years his senior, played for Derbyshire's Second XI between 2003 and 2007.

Whiteley then produced a powerful innings in a 2015 t20 blast game versus Yorkshire, his innings of 91* off 36 balls included 11 sixes.

On 13 August 2015 Whiteley signed a new 4-year contract with Worcestershire ensuring his future with them him to the summer of 2019.

On 23 July 2017, Whiteley hit six sixes in the same over during Worcestershire's match against Yorkshire in the 2017 NatWest t20 Blast.[1]

Whiteley batting for Worcestershire in 2018.
Whiteley batting for Worcestershire in 2018.

On 15th September 2018, Ross was a part of the Worcestershire Rapids side that made their first appearance at finals day which ended in victory. The Rapids beat Lancashire Lightning in the semi final as well as beating Sussex Sharks by 4 wickets to secure their maiden T20 Blast Trophy.

On 20 September 2021, Whiteley signed for Hampshire on a 3-year white-ball deal, after impressing for the Southern Brave in the ECB's inaugural Hundred tournament.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Whiteley hits six sixes in an over to steal Willey's thunder". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Whiteley to join Hants on white-ball deal". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 September 2021.